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. president, i'm still speaking. >> i'm sorry. [overlapping speakers] >> mr. president -- >> governor romney... >> that's pretty much how it went the entire night. moderator candy crowley having a tough time controlling the two major presidential candidates in their second debate last night in new york. with just three weeks left in the race, the two candidates waged the fight of their lives. >> yes, they did. president barack obama and, of course, republican mitt romney they sparred with passion and grit, often times interrupting each other. sometimes even interrupting the moderator, candy crowley. they talked of many issues, the economy, immigration, lots of other issues, too. cbs news reporter randall pinkston joins us live now from hempstead, new york, with highlights and reaction. >>> reporter: from the beginning to the end of the second debate it was a political slug fest. president obama and governor romney accused each other of not telling the truth. it was a very different exchange from the first debate. >>> reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted no time going after each o
romney head to key battleground states today after having their say at their first face-to-face debate. an exclusive cbs 5 surveyusa poll of adults in california shows that 48% believe romney won compared with 34% for president obama. 18% felt there was no clear winner. last night's forum in colorado focused mainly on the economy and other domestic issues. that debate took place at the university of denver, colorado being a big swing state in this election, as well. the focus of the debate was the economy. but big bird somehow got into the dialogue there. and, of course, as we mentioned, there were some polls that showed that romney came out ahead of the president on that first debate. bigad shaban joins us live from denver with some highlights from last night. [ pause ] >> reporter: good morning. it seems mitt romney may have got the boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensive all night. romney you wanted to his own successes as massachusetts governor but highlighted what he called the failed promises of the obama administration. >>> reporter: the first presid
and then, of course, president obama, mitt romney will spend most of their time campaigning in battleground states. and cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us now from boca raton, florida with the latest on the big night between the two candidates. good morning. >> reporter: a big night it was indeed, frank, a lot of clashing through the night. this morning republicans are saying what mitt romney did last night was to lay out his vision of foreign policy if he is elected president but the democrats and president obama are saying that what he did indeed was to lay out a series of inconsistencies, changing his positions, saying that he is all over the place even accusing romney of being reckless. >>> reporter: this was the third and final debate and president obama saved his sharpest attacks for the end. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: viewers seemed to respond to the president. a cbs news snap poll of the debate shows 53% of uncommitted voters believed the president won. >> you saw a very strong president, a strong an
:08. and it is on to the race for the white house. tonight president obama and mitt romney meet for the final debate. this is the last chance for undecided voters to see both candidates take on foreign policy. randall pinkston is in boca raton, florida with more on the final matchup. randall. >> reporter: good morning. expect mitt romney to come out swinging on the benghazi attack citing it as failure of the obama administration of foreign policy. the president said he is handling the crisis as well as winding down afghanistan. >>> reporter: this will be the third and final time that the two candidates take the stage together for debate. >> this debate matters more than ever before. >> reporter: expect moderator bob schiefferer to spend plenty of time on libya. on sunday, republican senator marco rubio suggested the obama campaign tried to keep the foreign policy focus on the death of bin laden. >> is that why for two weeks they told us that the libyan incident in benghazi was a popular uprising and not a terrorist attack? because it ran counter to their campaign there. >> reporter: obama campaign o
. >> reporter: good morning, frank. with polls show mitt romney with momentum republicans are certainly hoping that congressman paul ryan will keep it going while democrats are counting on vice president joe biden to reverse the flow and to stop the loss of support among voters. >>> reporter: congressman paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number 2 man on the gop ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a clear choice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> this is my first time. what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. they are just offering more of the same. >> reporter: ryan will face an opponent who occasionally causes controversy with freewheeling statements but republicans also know vice president biden is a seasoned debater. >> nothing like standing up before 70 million people. >> reporter: usually vice- presidential debates don't greatly impact elections but after president obama's lackluster performance at his first debate with mitt romney, many believe democrats are desperate for vice
suburban. he is driving for the border. [ laughter ] >> governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he is going to bring the hammer down on sesame street! >> reporter: now, that whole thing started after governor romney promised cuts to unnecessary spending, like grants to pbs. today both governor romney and president obama will head to ohio a key battleground state to campaign. that is where 18 electoral votes are up for grabs. and with the election just a month away, ohio is a state that many believe could be a deciding factor for both candidates in the election. we're live in san francisco. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big bird has become the star of the new ad for president obama. here it is. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy! mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. >> sounds like a movie trailer. the obama campaign released this ad just this morning. it pokes a little more fun at mitt romney's pledge to cut funding for public tv. >>> mitt romney's poll numbers jumped after last week's presidential deb
after the government releases september employment statistics. president obama and mitt romney both hit the campaign trail yesterday following their first debate in colorado. the president acknowledged romney's stellar performance but said romney can't pay for his tax plan without sticking it to the middle class. >> we can't afford to double down on the same top-down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. >> they plan on raising taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> when asked which candidate would best handle unemployment, romney topped the president 51 to 45% in a cnn/orc poll taken before the debate. >>> well, that debate the president's debate performance has been widely criticized as not up to snuff. former vice president al gore speculated the colorado altitude may have been a factor. >> when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> -- and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's interesting. >> it may be a stretch. romney was at the same al
of five homeless what may have sparked the flames. >> president obama and mitt romney going head to head tonight. what the candidates want from tonight's big presidential debate. >> saying good-bye to triple digits, much cooler weather on the way, we'll have details coming up. >> and we are watching a couple of different fender-benders down the eastshore freeway. a check of the drive time is moments away. >> good morning, it's wednesday, october 3. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. firefighters are still on the scene of a duplex fire in berkeley which started nearly five hours ago. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has been following this developing story. this is a complicated fire for the crews to fight. >> reporter: yes. and one of the large problems that they had to deal with overnight is that there are other homes so close by as you can see here. ben venue avenue is still closed down and will be for several hours after this fire in a duplex. five people lived in that building all of them were able to get out safely. but you can see how spectacular t
performance against mitt romney last week. randall pinkston joins us now live from danville, kentucky, with last night's highlights and results of a post debate poll. good morning, randall. >> reporter: good morning. you know, for the past week democrats have been looking for some way to change the conversation from last week's lackluster performance of president obama's first debate. certainly vice president biden delivered last night. meanwhile, the republicans were trying to make sure that congressman ryan didn't lose any ground after mitt romney has been gaining in the polls. he too delivered. >> i will be very specific. >> reporter: vice president joe biden wasted no time challenging congressman paul ryan's take on foreign policy. >> with all due respect, that's a bunch malarkey. >> and why is that so? >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >> reporter: the vice president and ryan clashed over the economy, taxes and medicare with the democrat often on the attack. >> and they're holding hostage the middle class tax cut. it's about time they take some responsibility. >> reporte
saver traffic back to you guys. >>> thank you. the second debate between president obama and mitt romney is now just hours away. this time it will be a town hall format at a college on long island. randall pinkston joins us live from hofstra university. >> reporter: good morning, governor romney will be trying to build on support he's receiving since the first debate when he had a strong showing against president obama making the case the obama administration isn't capable of fixing the problems. and obama will argue unemployment is better, housing starts, and certainly he will be talking about all of the met tricks, consumer conference that the nation is headed in the right direction and there's no time to change. the stage is set at hofstra university for the second presidential debate. >> i can't describe how excited i am. >> reporter: the town hall style format will feature 80 selected voters in the audience. all will have questions prepared but eleven will get to ask them. >> it's going to be fun to watch, maybe more fun for you than me. >> mitt romney is coming off what many consid
encourage you to watch. >> reporter: romney's campaign believes the first debate couldn't have gone better. >> i think the wind is at governor romney's become. there's clearly momentum. you can see it on the trail. >> reporter: in the first round, he had to prove he could stand on the same stage with the president and hold his own. there's a new challenge for tomorrow. >> he can't slide back. expectations are higher in this debate than the first and he's got to come out and maintain the momentum he had in the first debate. >>> former senator arlin specter has died in pennsylvania. he switched to the democratic party in 2009 and lost in the primary. he was 82 years old. >>> the nobel prize in economics goes to two americans for their theory of stable allocation and practice of theory design. >>> space shuttle endeavour is finally home after going through l.a. over the weekend to the california science center. after that crawl tested buildings, traffic and poles, it didn't dampen the spirits at its welcome ceremony. >> it was really cool. this is my first time seeing it . >> october 30th it
california. and republican challenger mitt romney is doing a lot of heavy traveling himself. he has stops in reno and iowa today and here he is yesterday in colorado. >> these are tough times for a lot of americans and the president's answer to this is another stimulus and more government workers and higher taxes. that hasn't worked. >> i want you to look at our plan. compare it to governor romney's plan. see which plan you think is better for you and for america's future. well, he says he's got a plan. >> that was the president yesterday in ohio. in general, polls show the popular vote is really up for grabs. the president appears to have an edge in the electoral vote. but that depends on the outcomes in nine states which right now are just too close it call. >>> two people who are well known for putting themselves in the spotlight claim they are about to reveal information that could change the entire presidential race. one of them is billionaire donald trump. a romney supporter who has raised questions about the birth play of president obama. new york magazine says his thing may have s
. a new poll shows president obama leads mitt romney there by 5%. but the president holds a 2-1 lead among people who say they already cast their ballots in ohio's early voting system. today romney will focus entirely on ohio with rallies in the columbus and cincinnati areas. his stops yesterday included reno. >> a president that's out of ideas and out of excuses, why, on november 6 you're going to make sure we put him out of office. >> the president made appearances in las vegas and on the tonight show last night. he had this to say about controversial comments on rape by republican u.s. senate candidate richard mourdock of indiana. >> rape is rape. it is a crime. [ applause ] >> so these distinctions about rape and -- you know -- don't make too much sense to me, don't make any sense to me. >> the president will finish a massive two-day campaign marathon in ohio tonight after casting his own ballot in chicago. >>> 5:09. a new poll shows governor brown's tax hike proposal could be in trouble. prop 30 calls for higher income taxes for the wealthiest californians and a temporary quarter cent
taking off. >>> on the gop side mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today. necessary virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership around the world. >> when i'm president, i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the united states to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. a month to go before election day, national polls showing the race at the white house is getting tighter. >>> california is the most expensive place for gas in the country and the governor is taking action to drive down the cost. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in south san francisco right now where the average price, cate, of regular gas is well over 4.60 a gallon. >> reporter: that's right, michelle. actually it's the two stations nearby. one is at 4.79 a gallon the other across the street 4.99 for a gallon of regular. the governor is asking fo
romney will campaign today in the battleground state of iowa while president obama is back at the white house where his schedule includes several media interviews there. yesterday the president ended a 40-hour tour of battleground states that included his hometown of chicago. he cast an early ballot there for the upcoming election. >> for all of how have not yet voted early, i just wanted everybody to see what an incredibly efficient process this was. >> on november 6 i'm counting on ohio to vote for big change. >> as for governor romney he spent yesterday in ohio a state rich in electoral votes. polls show he trails the president in the buckeye state but is within striking range there. no republican by the way has ever won the white house without winning ohio. that's why he will be there a lot the next week and a half. this presidential campaign has passed the $2 billion mark when it comes to fundraising. fundraising reports submitted last night show president obama and mitt romney have brought in about $1.7 billion so far. in addition, there's about $300 million in donations involving
for the big showdown, the first debate between president obama and republican challenger mitt romney. the candidates will spend today getting ready for tomorrow's event in colorado. the president held no rallies yesterday but he did visit a campaign office in henderson, nevada. it's not far from where he and his staff have been strategizing. romney spoke to a crowd of supporters at an air and space museum in denver. >> this president is taking us on a path that's not working. he is making us more and more like europe. i don't want to be like europe. europe doesn't work in europe. >> at the university of denver crews are putting on the final touches, transforming the arena into a debate set. yesterday just 92 of the university's students learned their names were drawn in a lottery for tickets to the debate. it's a hot ticket. your ticket to the debate is right here on cbs 5. that's beginning tomorrow evening at 6:00. >>> nearly all americans will see higher taxes if congress fails to renew tax cuts. that's all according to a new report from the tax policy center. the two major parties
republican challenger mitt romney appears to be making some progress. romney supporters chanted four more weeks for president obama during a rally in cuyahoga falls yesterday evening. no republican has ever won the presidency without winning ohio. the latest cnn poll shows the president's lead in the buckeye state has shrunk. now at 51 to 47%. >> i want you to go out there and find someone who voted for barack obama and get him to come join our team. >> we reinvented a dying auto industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs and has come roaring back to the top of the world. [ applause and cheers ] >> the president spoke at ohio state university yesterday. today, he is back at work at the white house. >>> time now 5:12. a warning for drivers. the potential risk for millions of toyotas out there. also ahead... >> i did everything they asked me to do so i didn't think it was going to be an issue. >> plus did they cross the line? what happened when tsa stopped a cancer patient? >> and an entangled sea lion at pier 39. why the rescue mission didn't quite go as planned, coming up. ♪ your ti
romney will make another joint appearance this evening at a new york event with a light harded tradition. the alfred e. smith memorial foundation dinner raises money for needy children. the two candidates campaigned in battleground states yesterday. the president criticized romney's comment in the previous night's debate that he would need binders full of women to find qualified females for had qualified cabinet positions. >> we don't need binders of women to find talented women. >> why is it there are 3.6 million more women in poverty today than when the president took office? this president has failed america's women. >> meanwhile an estimated 65.6 million viewers tuned in to watch tuesday's town hall style debate down slightly from the audience for debate 1. >>> it is 5:10. not just a tough job market. the new grim news facing recent college grads. >> plus help wanted. why bankrupt american airlines is hiring thousands of flight attendants. >> and the burden of fashion, how one of the world's most powerful women fell head over heels. oops. ,,,,,,,,,,,, don't miss your chance to get sl
. [ laughter ] >> so that's a big relief. >> president obama and mitt romney both spoke at the annual al smith dinner that benefits catholic charities a traditional stop for presidential hopefuls. both men return to politics with a final debate this monday in boca raton florida. bob schieffer will moderate the event at lynn university. see it right here on cbs 5 at 6 p.m. >>> 5:20. conflicting details have emerged surrounding the bangladesh native accused of trying to blow up new york's federal reserve bank. friends and family say 21-year- old kwauzi nafis wanted to come to america to study and often stated that true muslims didn't believe in violence. federal authorities claim nafis was determined to become a martyr for the cause. he was arrested wednesday as part of an elaborate fbi sting. >>> jerry sandusky says his child abuse conviction violates his rights. lawyers filed a 31-page document for him yesterday. in it, 68-year-old jerry sandusky asked for charges to be tossed or new trial. one of his accusers 18-year-old aaron fisher is speaking out now. fisher told "people" magazine he has w
relief efforts. and republican challenger mitt romney will also hold "no" campaign events today. romney did make an appearance in ohio yesterday but kept much of the focus on the weather. >> a lot of people are going to be facing some real tough times as a result of sandy's fury. and so if you have the capacity to make a donation to american red cross, you can go online and do that. >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families and worried about the impact on our first responders. the election will take care of itself next week. >> election day is one week from today. you can find continuing coverage on sandy on cbssf.com at the top of the page links to watch live video coverage and track east coast radar and airport delays, as well. >>> the world series winners got a big welcome when they returned to their home ballpark in san francisco. [ applause and cheers ] >> the giants flew home from detroit and boarded a fleet of team buses for the trip to at&t park. the manager is singing the praises of his team. >> this was a speci
with the election six days away next tuesday. republican challenger mitt romney urging supporters to donate during a storm relief event yesterday. this was in kettering, ohio. he is scheduled to attend three campaign events today in florida. as mentioned earlier president obama will be on official business only today touring storm damage areas along the eastern seaboard. for now he is leaving the campaigning to former president clinton and other high-profile supporters. the latest cbs news/new york times poll taken before the storm shows that the president has a 48-47% lead among likely voters. he had a three-point lead in the same poll a month ago. it will be interesting to see if this has an effect on the election tuesday because they really do have to tone it down. >> they do. and we have seen that actually in the last couple of days. 5:05. let's check on the weather. >> we have a big parade. >> we have a big parade today. the parade of champions for the san francisco giants as they come back to town. well, we have the clouds outside right now. fog, drizzle and beautiful colors over san francis
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